Round 5: Self-Portraits closes in

Chinelle Rojas’s Self-Portrait Challenge

Create using Chinelle’s intentional and artistic work as inspiration, and perhaps you’ll win a FUJIFILM X-S10 with XF16-55mm lens!

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Chinelle Rojas

Chinelle Rojas has been a self-portrait photographer, among other niche specialties, like birth and boudoir, since 2010. When she isn’t busy helping her fellow entrepreneurs make a magical first impression, she loves to challenge herself creatively with personal work, like passion project, My Black Self. Chinelle has dreams of being a world traveler, alongside her family. She is a wife and home-schooling mother of three creative souls.

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Chinelle Rojas has excelled in many genres, but self-portraiture has remained an anchor throughout her journey. In these magical moments, she finds the opportunity to reflect on who she is – as an artist, but also a human. This no-pressure environment serves as a chance to experiment.

The ever-changing nature of Chinelle’s self-portrait style reflects her identity. As her ideas, thoughts, interests and feelings shift, so do the images. Whether you’re fluid or resolute by nature, this creator’s insight is sure to get you thinking on an exciting, new track.

Finely balancing the technical and creative, Chinelle has narrowed her core considerations down to three helpful tips. Watch the video above to absorb details about reliance on a camera’s features, the value of stepping out of your comfort zone, and how to seek inspiration from the world around you.

With Chinelle’s ideas fresh in your mind, it’s time to start creating! Do so considerately, because you’re in with a chance of winning a FUJIFILM X-S10 with XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR lens. Once you’ve made a self-portrait incorporating this artist’s unique approach, upload it using the ‘Enter Now’ button below by 11:59PM (EST) on August 31, 2022. You can also download a PDF with a summary of Chinelle’s advice, which is as follows:

1) Utilize camera features
2) Embrace new challenges
3) Look for inspiration

Good luck!

This month’s prize

If your photo is declared a winner, you’ll bag yourself a FUJIFILM X-S10 body and XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR lens. It’s a powerful camera, with a portable 465g design. Dependable autofocus is a must when not behind the camera, while gorgeous colors and a suite of Film Simulations will leave you looking superb. XF16-55mm offers a highly versatile focal length range, for all manner of scenes. Weather resistance means no condition is off limits.

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Creator & X-photographer

Chinelle Rojas

Chinelle Rojas has been a self-portrait photographer, among other niche specialties, like birth and boudoir, since 2010. When she isn’t busy helping her fellow entrepreneurs make a magical first impression, she loves to challenge herself creatively with personal work, like passion project, My Black Self. Chinelle has ...

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Want to get a copy of Chinelle’s key style points to print out or read offline? Open it here

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